Tuesday, September 30, 2008
I really like how he's incorporated the cuffed pant trend that I've been noticing alot lately. He's done it in a way in which he can incorporate into every day wear without it being too trendy. Also, I hear skin colored shirts are making a come back.
Monday, September 29, 2008
I spotted these cookies at Grand Central at Zaro's. Mmmm delicious? It begs the question, how do you choose who to eat? As a liberal, would I gobble down Obama to show my support, or do I chomp on Palin in effort to get rid of crazie?
Who would you nibble on and why?
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Two days ago we went to an event at JFK airport. One of our clients has some furniture in a new terminal. It was a very boring event. It was a whole lot of people I didn’t know blah blah blahing for twenty minutes each about how great the new terminal was. Mayor Bloomberg was there which was… cool. I guess. But he was the first one to go on and everyone else was downhill from there. So there we were, standing around (I was wearing heels) for an hour, bored out of our minds and then out of nowhere-
“And now, we are happy to present New York’s greatest kickers! The world famous Radio City Rockettes!”
And they ran out and were dressed in gold, red and green and did a routine to a Christmas song, a little unseasonal. It was goofy, to say the least, but everyone was excited nonetheless. I guess it was a nice change from old dudes in suits on stage. After that they opened up the terminal and all the food vendors had samples and it was the only time that I have been inside an airport without going through a metal detector.
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
I went to the Surface Magazine conversation series event with a discussion between Wendell Castle and Todd Bracher. Wendell makes one offs of "art-furniture" or what I like to think of as functional art. Todd contracts his work out or is hired by companies to make multiple pieces in a factory. They are both brilliant in their own right but seemed to, ahem, disagree on what makes sense when it comes to making furniture. Is it better to build your one off unique piece filled with personality? Is it better to make simple uncluttered sophisticated pieces that can be mass produced? What do you think?
They all had very little in common, but here is the list:
- both make prohibitively expensive furniture for rich people only
- both have a double letter at the end of their name
I also really liked Todd's personality, while I thought "Perhaps Wendell deserves my respect for all he has done but he's condescending like a mofo." He totally spoke with that Bush smile-snear on his face. It was grody.Also the conversation was hosted in the Tribecca Grand (!) and in this cool mini auditorium with undulating seats. I loved on that too.
Monday, September 22, 2008
Friday, September 19, 2008
Thursday, September 18, 2008
I think I become inspired when I am around inspiring people, like the Three as Four designers (two of three were there), Sophia Lamar (again!), Leigh Lezark (of the Misshapes). Watching these people rise above and kick butt, it makes me want to join their ranks. I've been patterning at home all week, partially because I'm dead tired from last week, and partially because I've just been high from all this contact with my heroes.
It was my last party for fashion week, and it ended with an explosive bang!
We traipsed on over to the Backroom to attend the Blank collective's Hat Party. Dharlink, it was fahbulooouussss. Everyone was dressed to the nines, even Sophia Lamar... She had a most delightful hat on.
I wore my sequined turban because it fits very easily into a bag. I don't really care if its grandma chic, swim wear chic or whatever, I love it. Alot.
Near the end of the night we found ourselves in the ultra secret backroom behind the hidden bookcase. That was defiantly fulling one of my NYC dreams. This was the only pic I could snap before I was scolded for taking photos. Apparently not allowed.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
A couple weeks ago I ran into August's Manhattan Critical Mass, which I will never ride myself considering the po' not being in love with bike riders. I have riden (rode?) many a-time with Brooklyn and Chicago Critical Mass, though not in a hot minute. I love seeing them go by. If you ever do see them go by, be sure to wish them a "HAPPY FRIDAY!"
Monday, September 15, 2008
So a few weeks ago was the West Indian parade, a block away from me. It was nuts, it started at oh, about 2:30 in the AM and lasted until like... 7-ish the next day. A long ass Brooklyn-centric parade. It was wonderful. I was a little over whelmed and didn't take as many photos, but let me just say... The costumes! The music! The spirit! The people! The food!
Friday, September 12, 2008
Thursday, September 11, 2008
Mark Indelicato-Justin Suarez (Betty's lil bro) from Ugly BettyPerry Farrell and Wife
Seated at the right table, Kelly Osbourne, and at the left table Perry and wife. Not pictured Chris Martin (of Cold Play) sitting with Ugly Betty kid and family. A little strange combo for a table of four.
Here's lookin' at you!
And noted fashion photographer, Nigel Barker.